Put the verbs in brackets into the present continuous or the future simple using the present continuous where possible.
1I am sure that I (recognize) him.
2I (see) her tomorrow.
3He (play) in a tennis match on Friday.
4She (come) back on Monday.
5I (go) again next year.
6We (know) tonight.
7You pay and I (owe) you the money.
8I (believe) it when I see it.
9I (have) my car repainted next week.
10I hope that you (have) a good time tomorrow.
11 His speech (be) broadcast tonight.
12 The window-cleaner (come) at eight tomorrow.
13 Tom (catch) the 7.40 train.
14 Where you (meet) them?
I (meet) them at midnight in the middle of the wood.
15 What horse you (ride) tomorrow?
71. Fill in the gaps with shall, will or the correct form of be going to.
1A: Its too hot in here.
B: Youre right. I .. open a window.
2 A: .. I put the baby to bed, now?
B: Yes, he looks a little tired.
3 A: Have you seen Lucy recently?
B: No, but I .. meet her for lunch later today.
4 A: Have you done the shopping yet?
B: No, but I .. probably do it tomorrow, after work.
5 A: .. we ask Mr Perkins for help with the project?
B: Thats a good idea. Lets ask him now.
72. Replace the words in bold with will / wont or shall I / we, as in the example.
1Ive asked Paul to talk to the landlord, but he refuses to do it.
Ive asked Paul to talk to the landlord, but he wont do it .
2 Do you want me to make a reservation for you?
3 Can you call Barry for me, please?
4 Why dont we try this new dish?
5Where do you want me to put these flowers?
6 Why dont we spend our holidays in Spain this summer?
7 Do you want me to go to the supermarket for you?
8 Can you pick up the children from school for me, please?
9 Why dont we listen to that new CD?
10 Do you want me to book the tickets for you?
11 Can you take my jacket to the dry-cleaners for me, please?
¨We never use future forms after: as long as, as soon as, after, before, by the time, if (conditional), unless, in case, until/till, when (time conjunction), whenever, while, once, suppose/supposing, on condition that etc. Lets buy some extra food in case they call round.
¨WHEN used as a question word and IF meaning whether (especially after I dont know, I doubt, I wonder etc) can be used with future forms. When will he bring the books back? We dont know if he will be appointed to the post or not. (=whether)
73. Put the verbs in brackets into the present simple or the future simple.
1 They will / ll go .. (go) to school when they (be) five years old.
2 I .. (call) you before I .. (leave) for Paris.
3 He .. (write) a letter to her every day while he .. (be) at college.
4 We .. (do) our homework when we .. (get) home.
5 John .. (fix) the tap as soon as he .. (come) back from work.
6 When .. (you / pack) your suitcase?
7 I .. (not / do) anything until you .. (be) ready.
8 When .. (you / phone) me?
9 I promise I .. (buy) you a present when I .. (return) from my holiday.
10 When she .. (pass) her driving test, she .. (buy) a car.
74. Fill in the future simple, the present simple or the present perfect.
A My car is being repaired and I dont know when it 1) will be (be) ready. I doubt whether I 2) .. (be able to) collect it before the weekend. I wonder if John 3) .. (give) me a lift to the party on Saturday. Ill ask him when he 4) .. (come) home.
B I was calling to ask if youd like to go out after we 1) .. (finish) work tomorrow or if you 2) .. (want) to watch a video instead. Call me back as soon as you 3) .. (get) in. Ill wait until I 4) .. (hear) from you.
C I will leave the hotel early in case there 1) .. (be) a lot of traffic. I dont know how long the journey 2) .. (take) or what time the plane 3) .. (land), but I 4) .. (call) you as soon as I 5) .. (arrive) at the airport. Then, I will wait until you 6) .. (come) to collect me.
D Paula is drinking tea as she is waiting for Charles. She wonders if he 1) .. (be) late as usual. She will wait until the clock 2) .. (strike) five and then she will call him in case he 3) .. (forget).
75. Fill in the correct present or future forms.
When you 1) take (take) a holiday with Activity Wales, you 2) .. (have) the time of your life. As soon as you 3) .. (arrive), you 4) .. (feel) as if you 5) .. (be) in a different world. While you 6) .. (stay) with us, we 7) .. (do) our best to ensure that your holiday 8) .. (run) smoothly and you 9) .. (not / get) bored. Activity Wales 10) .. (have) something to offer for all ages and tastes. If you 11) .. (want) to play golf, ride, sail or fish, our staff 12) .. (be) happy to make the necessary arrangements, or if you simply 13) .. (want) to relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery we 14) .. (be) delighted to organize some guided walks. Before your holiday 15) .. (be) over, you 16) .. (already / plan) your next visit.
76. Correct the mistakes.
1 Will I take the children to the playground for you?